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Sharon E. Hunt
Librarian & Citation Analyst
Hours: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sharon Hunt

NOAO Library
950 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
P.O. Box 26732
Tucson, AZ 85726
Hours: Open 24 hours/day

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    Mission: The NOAO Library supports the mission of NOAO by
    • facilitating access to electronic information through its webpages, with links to information sources and news items on astronomy
    • maintaining and circulating a physical collection of books and journals
    • providing access to electronic journals
    • locating and obtaining journal articles and books
    • supply reference assistance to aid in research endeavors
    • making available public computers and printer
    • offering areas for quiet study and for collaborative meetings
    • preserving the history of NOAO through its archival collections
    • compiling lists of publications by NOAO Scientific Staff and lists of refereed journal articles that use NOAO telescope data
    In FY2014, the library
    • filled 374 reference requests
    • circulated 346 books
    • processed 477 journals
    • cataloged 150 books
    • been used 662 times by individuals conducting research (the library is open 24 hours/day; this number represents research use during the approx. 25 hours/week librarian is present)

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